My Recent Non-Negotiable Wellness Rituals

My Recent Non-Negotiable Wellness Rituals

The dictionary definition of ‘Wellness’ is “the state of being in good health, especially as an actively pursued goal.”  To put it bluntly, the basic principle of wellness is to look after yourself.   If you haven’t noticed, the practice really has been having a big resurgence over the last couple of years.  There have [...]

Review: The Book Of Dust Volume I: La Belle Sauvage By Philip Pullman

Review: The Book Of Dust Volume I: La Belle Sauvage By Philip Pullman

At the beginning of July 2018, my book count sits at a lovely little 33, with 34 coming along nicely too.  This year, I have challenged myself to read 60 books, document my findings (hence the birth of #cigsoundsbookclub) and fall in love with reading again. So far, 2018 has seen some stunning reads, including [...]

New Reads #2

New Reads #2

Cannot stop and will not stop spending my student loan on books.  Since I gave up getting drunk I seemingly have a lot more spare cash.  Who knew that instead of a craft beer I could buy a new book?  Shocking. Here is what I have updated my library within July.  In the pile, I [...]

Book Reviews: June

Book Reviews: June

June has been an absolute whirlwind, to say the least! What with a poolside holiday, a festival, a wedding, an extended trip home, working and writing, I'm not sure how I have managed to keep my head above water.  As well as all this, I have managed to tear my way through six novels.  Well-bloody-done [...]

Book Reviews: May

Book Reviews: May

For book-loving English students like myself, the month of May always seems to herald in a new era. IE. The finale of exam season and the ability to pick up anything that does not revolve around course modules. Hurray, get out the margs'; we are reading tonight, honey! Because of my new-found-but-sadly-not-infinite freedom, I thankfully [...]